Blige, Sufjan Stevens, Keala Settle and Gael Garcia Bernal are something to look forward to at the awards. "The changes we are witnessing are being driven by the powerful sound of new voices, of different voices, of our voices, joining together in a might chorus that is finally saying "time's up", said Judd.
The movie starring Chadwick Boseman and Michael B. Jordan broke multiple box office records too, stealing the record for the largest opening for an African-American director. Filling out the top five were Game Night at $10.7 million and Peter Rabbit with $10 million. Black Panther will finally get bigger competition this March with the releases of A Wrinkle in Time , Tomb Raider and Pacific Rim Uprising .
She is one of the few recipients of the coveted "EGOT", and won the Oscar for Best Supporting Actress for her work in West Side Story back in 1961. "I was sure it was going to be Judy Garland it was a big deal. Mostly I wish I had accepted on behalf of my people that would have been so wonderful, but I swear it was so unexpected".
In a sardonic reference to an attack by Fox News presenter Laura Ingraham against basketballers expressing their political opinions, he said he thought National Basketball Association stars were "really supposed to shut up and dribble ".
Kimmel ended his monologue by encouraging winners to make passionate speeches about issues they believe him, reminding them of the platform and opportunity they've been given. Our pick to take home the Best Picture Oscar is Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri . Oscars host Jimmy Kimmel has given conflicting interviews as to whether he plans on addressing onstage the #MeToo movement, which gained attention previous year after news broke that Hollywood mogul Harvey ...
A Louisville win Thursday night could be enough to solidify a spot in the upcoming NCAA Tournament . However, regardless of what opponents Virginia has to face in the tournament, the Cavaliers have shown that they are an elite team with the potential to have great success in the postseason.